Jamaica Gleaner In Focus
Published: Monday Sunday | January 4, 2009
Are Jamaicans prepared for 2009?
Patrons at The Jamaica Pegasus New Year's Eve ball, New Kingston, on Wednesday, December 31, 2008.People have been clamouring for the Government to face reality and level with the people...Calling 'Farmer Joe'
Remember Farmer Joe? Who could forget one of the stars, perhaps the real star, of the Jamaica Labour Party advertising campaign during the last parliamentary election exercises? He was the middle-aged farmer, among his cultivation with the cellular...2008: A year of crisis
President Leonel Fernandez of the Dominican Republic told a meeting of Latin American and Caribbean leaders in Brazil in December that the world recession would cost $60 trillion, more than the combined GDP of all the economies on Earth.A fiscal injustice
The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions understands that the 'individual income tax' can represent certain advantages for tax administration; advantages by way of revenue adequacy - the redistribution of income - the support...Jamaica's health and the CSME - Part 1
The following is the first part of an extract from a presentation made in June last year by Dr John Hall, consultant neurologist and past president of the Medical Association of Jamaica (MAJ) at an MAJ Symposium.